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There are 7 ways to get from Florianópolis to Rio de Janeiro by plane, subway, shuttle, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Florianopolis to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  4h 25m

  1. Fly from Florianopolis (FLN) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) FLN - SDU

R$ 324 - R$ 1604

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Bus via Itajaí  •  22h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Florianópolis to Itajaí Florianópolis / ...
  2. Take the bus from Itajai to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio

R$ 207 - R$ 305

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Fly Florianopolis to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Metrô Rio  •  4h 10m

  1. Fly from Florianopolis (FLN) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) FLN - GIG
  2. Take the Metrô Rio from Vicente de Carvalho to Presidente Vargas

R$ 269 - R$ 1609

Shuttle to Navegantes, fly to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont  •  5h 20m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Florianópolis to Beto Carrero World
  2. Fly from Navegantes (NVT) to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) NVT - SDU

R$ 515 - R$ 1195

Shuttle to Navegantes, fly to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao  •  6h 30m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Florianópolis to Beto Carrero World
  2. Fly from Navegantes (NVT) to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) NVT - GIG

R$ 550 - R$ 1550

Bus  •  18h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Florianópolis to Rio de Janeiro

R$ 260

Drive  •  13h 3m

  1. Drive from Florianópolis to Rio de Janeiro 711.5 miles

R$ 440 - R$ 650

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The cheapest way to get from Florianópolis to Rio de Janeiro is to bus which costs R$ 260 and takes 18h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Florianópolis to Rio de Janeiro is to fly and Metrô Rio which costs R$ 260 - R$ 1700 and takes 4h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Florianópolis and arriving at Rio de Janeiro. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18h 10m.

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The distance between Florianópolis and Rio de Janeiro is 750 km. The road distance is 1138.5 km.

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The best way to get from Florianópolis to Rio de Janeiro without a car is to bus which takes 18h 10m and costs R$ 260.

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It takes approximately 4h 25m to get from Florianópolis to Rio de Janeiro, including transfers.

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Florianópolis to Rio de Janeiro bus services, operated by Kaissara, depart from Florianópolis station.

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The best way to get from Florianópolis to Rio de Janeiro is to fly which takes 4h 25m and costs R$ 320 - R$ 1600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs R$ 260 and takes 18h 10m.

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There is no direct flight from Florianopolis Airport to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 55m and has one stopover.

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Florianópolis to Rio de Janeiro bus services, operated by Kaissara, arrive at Rio de Janeiro station.

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Map of how to get from Florianópolis to Rio de Janeiro.
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  • Distance: 469 miles
  • Duration: 4h 25m

What companies run services between Florianópolis, Brazil and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil?

Gol Transportes Aéreos, LATAM Chile and Azul fly from Florianópolis to Rio de Janeiro hourly. Alternatively, Kaissara operates a bus from Florianópolis to Rio de Janeiro once daily. Tickets cost R$ 260 and the journey takes 18h 10m.

Airlines
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Florianopolis to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 600 - R$ 3800
Flights from Florianopolis to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 600 - R$ 3800
Flights from Florianopolis to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 270 - R$ 3100
Flights from Florianopolis to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 270 - R$ 3100
Flights from Florianopolis to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 270 - R$ 3100
Flights from Navegantes to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 550 - R$ 2500
Flights from Navegantes to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 390 - R$ 3100
Flights from Navegantes to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 390 - R$ 3100
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Florianopolis to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 330 - R$ 1700
Flights from Florianopolis to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
R$ 330 - R$ 1700
Flights from Florianopolis to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 290 - R$ 1500
Flights from Navegantes to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo Congonhas
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 290 - R$ 1600
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Florianopolis to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 320 - R$ 2500
Flights from Florianopolis to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 320 - R$ 2500
Flights from Florianopolis to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 500 - R$ 2900
Flights from Navegantes to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 500 - R$ 2400
Flights from Navegantes to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont via Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 500 - R$ 2400
Flights from Navegantes to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 550 - R$ 3100
Avianca Brazil
Website
avianca.com.br
Flights from Florianopolis to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 350 - R$ 2200
Flights from Florianopolis to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 350 - R$ 2200
Train operators
Bus operators
Gestour Brasil
Email
gestour@gestour.com.br
Website
gestourbrasil.com.br
Shuttle from Florianópolis to Beto Carrero World
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
R$ 195
Schedules at
gestour.com.br
Reunidas
Phone
+55 49 3561-5500 / 0800 49 6161
Website
reunidas.com.br
Bus from Florianópolis to Itajaí
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
R$ 30 - R$ 60
Schedules at
portaldepassagens.com.br
Book at
portaldepassagens.com.br
Convencional
R$ 40 - R$ 50
Comum
R$ 30 - R$ 40
Semidireto
R$ 30 - R$ 50
Auto Viação Catarinense
Phone
0800-470-470 / +55 4002-4700
Email
sac@catarinense.com.br
Website
catarinense.com.br
Bus from Florianópolis to Itajai
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
R$ 27 - R$ 45
Schedules at
catarinense.com.br
Book at
vendas.jcaholding.com.br
Convencional
R$ 27 - R$ 40
Semi Leito
R$ 29 - R$ 40
Leito
R$ 30 - R$ 45
Penha
Phone
0800 646 2122
Email
atendimento@nspenha.com.br
Website
nspenha.com.br
Bus from Itajai to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
R$ 180 - R$ 250
Schedules at
nspenha.com.br

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Florianópolis to Rio de Janeiro is 1138 km. It takes approximately 13h 3m to drive from Florianópolis to Rio de Janeiro.

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Azul, Gol Transportes Aéreos and LATAM Chile offer flights from Florianopolis Airport to Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport.

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There are 1824+ hotels available in Rio de Janeiro. Prices start at R$ 140 per night.

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The best way to get from Florianópolis to Florianopolis Airport is to line 183 bus which takes 30m and costs R$ 5.

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